The Old Granary Quoy is a stunning and sympathetic renovation of a pair historic stone barns and is packed full of character, retaining many original features. Luxury furnishings and facilities make this a real 5 star holiday house.
Only a short drive from either Kirkwall or Stromness, The Old Granary Quoy is a great base for exploring the many delights of Orkney.The Cottage retains many of its original features, including lovely stone walls, wooden beams decorated by hops and stone flagged floors.These period features are combined with state of the art facilities such as
underfloor heating, via an air source heat pump, wet rooms and whirl pool baths. Free Wi fi throughout means you can keep in touch with the mainland!
The cottage is furnished to the highest standard with really comfy sofas and armchairs and some nice antique furniture. If you just want to relax by the fire, there is a good selection of books and magazines.
Outside you’ll find a patio area with amazing dry stone walls built by Kevin the owner, a dining table, perfect for enjoying dinner or a drink in the sun. This owners who have very green fingers have a wonderful garden next door which you are welcome to explore.
The friendly owners obviously have flair for design, whether it be in the conversation of these historic barns, the interiors, or in their wonderful garden. Caroline also offers meals to guests staying in the Old Granary while the very creative Kevin can teach you dry stone walling!
This is a large, luxurious and well-equipped holiday house packed full of character and an ideal base for families or groups of friends exploring Orkney.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Enjoy a luxurious, relaxing stay at this traditional 4 star gold historic farmhouse or 5 star cottages. Situated in beautiful walled gardens (part of Scottish National Garden scheme) with exceptional views overlooking the sea and Hoy hills. This comfortable farmhouse provides an eclectic mix of the old and new.The Quoy provides an idyllic location, where every effort has been made to provide a warm, welcoming relaxing atmosphere, where our visitors can unwind and enjoy the unique Orcadian atmosphere.Delicious breakfasts have just won Taste of Scotland Award and Healthy Eating Award. ... more less
- Also Known As:
- Quoy Of Houton Orkney Islands/Orphir